There is a real problem going to occur with regards to the App Store and desktop/mobile software in general if pure software businesses aren’t able to sustain themselves in the long term.
My largest long-term fear of OSX is that Apple will slowly turn off the ability for applications to be useful without using the App Store and thus some Apps may just not exist anymore (SuperDuper is the easy example).
Oops, just because it doesn’t look like a browser doesn’t mean it doesn’t suffer the same security holes.
My Dinner With Android – Four months with Android: reflections, grievances and some tenuous metaphors bundled up into a weighty tome
That pretty much sums up every bit of experience of Android I’ve ever heard.
A rental system would be nice, I hate buying apps that I try out and then get rid of.
This looks impressive for anyone building an iOS app.
What’s interesting about this story is the suspicion that Google and Apple had not previously filed re-examination requests because their agreements with Lodsys prevented such an action, apparently not so at least for Google.
His proposed solution is one that Google should really think about, though even that may not be right.
Okay this is just getting silly.
The end of this battle between Apple and publishers.